So, as is the way with modern gaming, XCOM with have Achievements (and Trophies). So, what ones do you want to see?
Here are some of mine:
Demo Magic (alt: Just Like on TV)
Kill a Muton with conventional weaponry.
Capture 5 Thin Men.
It Does Say Colonel On My Uniform
Promote your first Colonel.
We Also Call 'em "Skeet"
Shoot down 10 Floaters.
Get Out of My Airspace!
Shoot down 5 Floaters, while flying.
Demo magic should be 3 mutons and a Berserker with conventionals-just saying.
Put out that cigarette!
Get ten eviroment kills
Kill three Sectopods.
I am Iron Man! -Beat Iron-man mode.
Amazon Women... From Earth! -Field six female operatives.
Hi, my name is... -Earn your first nickname.
And boom goes the dynamite. -Blow up three or more aliens with one explosive.
Snake, eat your heart out -Kill five aliens while cloaked.
Chryssallid Bait - 10 of your soldiers get zombified
Can I drive it home? Blow up fifty vehicles in a single campaign.
You've got to shoot them in the head! Kill ten zombified troopers.
He's my little robot friend! Fifty SHIV kills.
Do it the Sid's way! - mind control an alien and make it eat his own grenade.
Never give up! Never surrender! - win a mission losing 5 operatives in process.
Shoot the bid one! - have all your operatives fire at the same alien in one turn.
Cover shmover: Destroy a piece of cover without explosives.
No more dakka! field a full squad of heavy operatives.
What the bleep are you? Have a soldier with two or more injuries kill an alien without healing.
Come! Visit our ZOO! Capture at least one live alien of every type.
The skyranger was empty! I swear! Deploy 6 operatives in ghost armor and have them all invisible on the first turn.
Rembo style Win a mission deploing only one operative. ((I'm not sure if it is posible... though a ghost-assault may do the trick... Or a psyker...))
Wall'e team deploy 6 SHIVs on a mission[/B]
People of the Earth, united! Field an operative coming from each country at least once.
Plastic surgery Edit your operatives' appearence 50 times.
National Guard Deploy 6 operatives coming from the same nation to a mission on that nation's territory.
Just a flesh wound Have an operative survive a hit leavin 5% HP or less
Do you feel lucky, punk? Kill an alien with the last round in a pistol magazine.
These aren't the humans you're looking for. mind control twenty-five aliens.
11th-hour superpower Win a mission only using a single psionic soldier.
Like taking candy from a sectoid: Finish the game on easy.
Out the meatgrinder: Finish the game on hard.
Against all odds: Finish the game on impossible.
Get off my property!: Succesfully complete a base-defense mission.
Make yourself at home: Lose a base-defense mission.
Anybody home?: Succesfully destroy an alien base.
Muton Maniac: Kill 50 mutons.
I am Beowulf!: Kill 10 muton berserkers.
Sizzling Sectoids: Kill 50 sectoids.
I ain't got time to bleed: Have a wounded soldier survive a mission.
Payback!: Kill a soldier kill an alien after it wounded you.
A dish served cold: Kill an alien after it killed a soldier.
A lucky shot: A shot taken with an accuracy of less than 25%, hitting the target.
A shot in a million: A shot taken with an accuracy of less than 25%, hitting and killing its target.
Game over, man!: Have a soldier panic.
Tactical withdrawal: Abort mission after suffering losses.
Last Man Standing: Finish a mission with one soldier remaining.
Last edited by Dohon; 06-18-2012 at 09:00 AM.
Jesus Built My Hotrod - upon building your first Avenger
Don't Thread On Me - soldier kills a Sectopod with one shot
Who Dares Wins - win a mission bringing only 1 soldier
No useless nonsense - switch achievements off within 1.5s after install.
Stopped Madness - Kill a charging Berzerker with an overwatch shot.
Bug exterminator - Kill 50 chryssalids.
Massacre - Kill 5 or more aliens during one combat turn.
Your Jedy trick wouldn't work here - Resist an attempt to mindcontrol your operative.
Taking a bloodbath lose 3 or meore operatives during one turn.
Futile resistance Lose 15 mission during one compaign.
Alternatively: Billionaire Playboy Philanthropist
Originally Posted by Inkidu
Kill a Sectopod with a rocket launcher while cloaked.
But We Will Still Have the Nightmares
Have all operatives survive a mission with Chryssallids.
Field 6 Support operatives in one mission.
Welcome to Earth
Shoot down 25 UFOs.
You Really Want That Sequel, Don't You?
Shoot down 15 UFOs over the ocean.
Lose no more than 25 operatives in a campaign.
Have no more than two nations leave the project.
Who Needs Grunts?
Field a squad where the lowest rank is Lieutenant.
Thinking... Too Hard... Head... Hurts
Mind control 5 Ethereals.
Throw a Smoke Grenade!
Used 30 Smoke Grenades over the course of a campaign.
Sorry, yer gonna have to take that up with the game's industry.
Originally Posted by heniv
Hear no evil - Switch off operatives' voice messages.
Originally Posted by heniv
See no evil - Switch GlamCam off.
Speak no evil - Er... Damn! Can not make something funny up.
Complete a mission with a full squad of Snipers.
In your Face
Complete a mission with a full squad of Assault Soldiers
In their heads
Complete a mission with a full squad of Psi Operatives
Slay 10 Ethereals.
Capture an Ethereal
Kill all sons of ☺☺☺☺☺es
Kill 50 zombies
Kill a chryssalid infested operative
Have a chryssalid spawn from an infested operative
Never seen them before
Kill your first Alien that didn't appear in the original
I Hope We Don't Need To Pay For That
Destroy 90% of a level
Also, they should do what Deus Ex: Human Revolution did and only reveal certain Achievements' text when you unlock them, so as to avoid spoilers
Last edited by Jeep-Eep; 06-18-2012 at 04:36 AM.
David and that other guy Have a SHIV destroy a sectipod.
Ninja'd! Kill an alien in overwatch without him firing first.
My greatest enemy Blow up 25 doors.
Complete a non-tutorial mission with a full squad of rookies
Complete a non-tutorial mission with a full squad of rookies with no losses and rating of excellent
Air Force UFOs
Build your first alien derived aircraft
How does this thing work!?!
Equip a rookie with late game equipment
Made of Iron
Have a trooper take multiple plasma hits and survive the mission with just basic armor.
So... anyone find any keys Clear your first crashed UFO.
At least it's not purple Upgrade your armor (possibly research a new armor)
Beyond the impossible Finish impossible with iron-man mode on.
Just like old times Blow up ten cyberdisks with gas pump explosions.
Deadly Viper Assassination Squad - Bring a squad of only female soldiers
I Feel The Need For Speed - Bring a squad with only flying suits
Too Many Eggs In One Basket - Bring a squad with all your top officers and have it completely wiped out during a mission
My favorite one so far =D.
Originally Posted by RusVal
I'm Afraid of Americans (David Bowie reference)
-Never field a soldier from the USA.
-Shoot a Berzerker 12 times without killing it.
FROM DOWN TOWN!
-With a Sniper using Squad Site, kill the last alien in any mission from more than 1/2 way across the map.
Can I be a diplomat?
- Successfully field the Sid Meier bonus unit
Diplomacy by other means
- kill 50 aliens with the Sid Meier bonus unit
LOL.. some really good ones in this thread. I even like heniv's...
Reveal every alien in the fog of war at least once before killing any.
Not as clumsy or random as a... aka Gotta Catch 'Em All
Complete a mission using only Arc Throwers - no guns.
Complete a campaign without using lasers or plasma on any mission.
Are you a wizard Use the psionic tempest attack five times.
The floor is lava Taking off on the first turn, use a soldier in flying armor, and don't land for the rest of the battle.
Aw... crap... Cause five friendly-fire injuries (not deaths).
Ostrich defense mechanism - have a soldier panic and drop a smoke grenade at their feet.
Marlboro men - kill 10 aliens while from the cover of a smoke field.
Lung cancer - kill 10 aliens while they are within a smoke field.
Blowout Sale - Throw 10 smoke grenades inside cars.
Smoke and mirrors - throw a smoke grenade that bounces back to your soldier's feet.
Dramatic enterance- have the first sight the aliens see of each of your soldiers be through smoke.
Forum fanatic - throw 1000 smoke grenades
Originally Posted by Howellren
I'm 12 and what is this?
-Play through the tutorial mission
-Put your starting base in every country. (requires several play throughs)
Eye in the sky
-Build the maximum number of satellites.
And that robot was my best friend - Lose a cover shiv and a soldier hiding behind it to the same attack.
Surprise! (alternatively Gank!) - kill an alien by overwatch shot at point blank distance.
Wrong kind of Santa - deploy your opatives on a base capture mission on Christmas eve.
El cazador trofeo de los hombres
Kill an alien while beeing cloaked.
Here's a guy who when he runs, he moves faster.
Kill an alien while using your “Run & Gun” ability.
Nobody has the intention of building a wall
Seek cover behind your SHIV.
Here we go again …
Shot down an UFO over Nevada.
No fuel for the chainsaw
Get an operative killed while he is reloading.
Front Toward Enemy
Get a SHIV killed from behind.
Mystery of Tunguska Shoot down a UFO over Tunguska river.
Originally Posted by Roladin
Area of disaster Shoot down a UFO over Chernobyl.
Fortress of Solitude
Win a game with your main base located in Antartica.
Maybe We Can Blame Greece?
Win a game after losing funding from all European nations.
Your clothes-- give them to me, now!
Research your first alien inspired armor
I'll be back
Use a medkit to heal a critically wounded operative
They Mostly Come Out at Night... Mostly
Complete a night mission with all operatives alive
Not Bad For A Human
Beat the game never building a SHIV
There Goes Our Salvage Guys
Complete a mission with only one operative left alive
Stop Your Grinnin' and Drop Your Linen
Deploy to your first Terror Mission
O Brother, Where art Thou? Finish a game with more people MIA than KIA.
The G.D. Batman! Use the grapple hook twenty-five times.
One more pass... Run around a sectipods legs with a SHIV.
"Game over man, game over!"
Originally Posted by Dohon
There it is. Hahaha, freakin' Bill Paxton.
You're not very original are you?
Field the same people SHIVs three times in a row.
Quick, find a shopping mall! Have five or more zombies on the field at one time.
Your shopping mall one made me think of:
Originally Posted by Inkidu
I've Covered Wars You Know
Deploy an operative named Frank West [perhaps adding to a mission with Chryssalids]
This is the End of the world as we know it Lose a campaign
Tastes like Lemons Make an alien swallow its own gernade
007 Kill an enemy with a pistol while cloaked
Berzerker Berschmerker Kill an Bezerker with one attack
Badges! We don't need no stinking badges!
Win a campaign without earning ANY achievments.
You are carrying both Tea and No Tea.
Win a campaign and earn ALL of the achievements, even the mutally exclusive ones.
Speak no evil - Er... Damn! Can not make something funny up. [/QUOTE]